Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 5, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

December 05, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- •'air tonight, lows around 30. Cloudy Friday, chance of ruin nihils, 40 to 45. VHI iii ME 92 - NUMBER 330 LO npicb (SttjeHt CITY FINAL 15 CENTS NIXOH CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1974 Sees Mines Reopening By Monday WASHINGTON (AP) - United Mine Workers President Arnold Miller Thursday announced approval of a nationwide contract by a vote of 56 percent in favor. He said he was confident most coal mines will reopen Monday. Ratification came after the strike moved into its fourth week and threatened to seriously further disrupt the economy. Miller announced that UMW members voted 44,754 in favor and 34,741 against. Five of the 18 districts rejected the three-year pact. ‘‘Full Democracy” Miller said the minority would: go along. He said the voting! represented ‘‘full democracy in; the United Mine Workers.” Immediately after announcing the results at a news conference, Miller signed the agreement with Walter Wallace, pres-1 ident of the Bituminous Coal! Operators Assn. The industry group’s chairman, N. T. Camicia, said the! contract while “very costly fori the industry,” would benefit the1 miners and “serve the public in-1 terest as well by providing im- ; proved productivity and greater' stability of production” in the! coal mines. Camicia said operators should make immediate preparations to open their mines. Voting No The districts rejecting the i contract were No. 2 in central, Pennsylvania; Illinois District ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES OUT 191 Deaths Feared in Jet Crash COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sine a Refuses Delay To Obtain Deposition I Gazette Leaned Wires    | failed to consider “the ability of WASHINGTON - Judge John Mr. Nixon ... to carefully re-1 Sirica ruled Thursday that for-|v*ew tapes, documents, and J mer    President Nixon will not events    so as    to be prepared to ihave    to provide any kind of    answer fully    and completely the! testimony in the Watergate cov-Arrogation proposed by de-1 I er-up trial    fondant Ehrliehman and per- Parachutists were dropped on a Noting that Nixon himself was haPs others.”    rocky hill Thursday where a named as an unindicted co-con-j “This trial has already gov- chartered Dutch airliner loaded I spirator in the cover-up, Sirica cred two months with innumera- w‘th Moslem pilgrims crashed denied a defense request that (hie witnesses, documents, and and burned, the airline report-ithe trial be interrupted untiptape recordings,” the Nixon re- cd Police said apparently none sponse said.    of the 191 persons reported “When Mr. Nixon’s fatigued aboard survived, and weakened condition is j The DC-6 of the Dutch charter added to the    factual complexi-    hne Martinair    was carrying In- . Sirica also    granted    the    former    *ies’ il is an    inexorable concio-    donesians on    a pilgrimage    to I President’s    request    to    be ex-'sion ^at ^r*    Nixon must have    Mecca, Islam    s holy city    in loused from    testifying    under    substantial time to prepare him-    Saudl Arabia.    It crashed in    a ■subpoena by John Khriichman. selt for interrogation," the re-rainstorm Wednesday night The ruling opened the way for ^ sP°nse continued.    about 70 miles southeast of Co- |a verdict before Christmas It The Nixon response concluded;i°mbo, Sri Lanka (formerly also virtually assured Nixon ^at “il w'ould be highly unfair Ceylon), in an area known as who has been pardoned of any tf> rc(Juirc Mr- Nixon to be sub-the Seven Virgins for the seven wrongdoing by President Ford Jecte(i to the interrogation pro- rugged peaks dotting the landsat    he will never have to pub-    P0sed    until    a date well after scape, j licly    answer the allegations    dan-    1975-    Trouble I against him    (ash Offer    The pilot was preparing to they can begin taking a deposition from him on Jan. 6, when he has recovered sufficiently ; from his current illness. “Not Essential” land at Colombo’s Bandaranaike -AP Wirephoto DINNER GUEST — President Ford stands outside the White House with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau. The visitor returned to the Executive Mansion for dinner Wednesday night after meeting there with Ford earlier in the day. Parcel Bomb Kills Worker, Injures Eight Trudeau Indicates No Easing of Oil Limits WASHINGTON (AP) — Prime,on each barrel of oil sold to the Miller Loan Defended bv Rockefeller WASHINGTON (UPI Vice 12; District 19 in Tennessee and Kentucky, District 23 in western j PITTSBURGH (AP)—A pack-1^n^er Trudeau Thursday in-jU S    _    _    _    _____ Kentucky, and Pi** » in ;|gc bomb „pIoded whj,e ^ toted he turned down Pres-1 “I don't see what they would    rominei'    Neto'n^r’ihTdife^.te    ^7d"theyjand his ^ ^^.^'aid'teWgitting down to din The 24!day-0ld strike forced examined at a United Parcel •<■«« Ford's requestor a read-    Rockefeller Thursday sharply.N**1 to get from Ni»or "in    L    1 closing of mines producing 70 Service center here early Thurs-pustment ,n Canadas timetable oij jf for ingtance thc United dcni**d ther« was any attempt!.., a Ll    been elicit- percent of the nation s coal and day, killing one man and inju- ^or phasing out all exports of oil;states taxed Canadian oil mov- by his family idled more than 25,000 workers ring eight others, police said. I® ^be U. S.    mg    through    American    pipeline Meanwhile, Watergate prose- , In a six-nage opinion Sirica icutors concluded their cross-ex- a,rP°rf- and fK)ll('e said he gave i t .lr , I    imin'ttinn of fnrmrr whit** n0 indication of any trouble. ruled that Nixon’s testimony— n n 01    White    .. %. |either in court, by depoaition or ^chief of staff H. R Hal- lo riam triara^Sd1^! During Haldeman’s testimony <*Ptera were una|>le t0 land at I be imrMlUtteauJ ove^timah on Wednesday, it was disciosej    ££ cd” because    the jurors would    that N,xon    once    Ared Hal- l,nuing bad    weather.    A    spokes i /    .    jurors    would    ,    ,    Fhrli_hman    man said persons in the helt- question thc statements of a deman and Ehrliichman mointy    .    survivors man who essentially has been !from a secret S200-000 t0 ^300-000 T,saw 110 “rvivo”- . 1    ^ rasen.iany nas ween    that    !    Jungle growth on the lower accused of being an accomplice.    |fund to pay    legal    expenses that, j d    t t    j    further aru * nit, •    might arise    from    their involve- j^pcs ana sitep icridiu    immci I he judge added that the im- j . . Watrrt,atp    up hampered operations. portance of    the facts about    Accordine    t0    Dart;a| taDC Martinair    officials    said thc which the witness (Nixon) .    .    .    ...    f .P plane carried 182 passengers L...U oui * ti' c (transcripts made public for the IP1”    CTTU*    * taw h£n ,vL« S i T first time both Haldeman and and a crew of seven Dutch and 'dofnnJtmtc i ^ h ' ,he Ehrlichman declined the offer    Indonesians. They said the (lf fondants. There has been no. ...    .    .    ,    ,    jplane came from Surabaya, In- 1 showing by way of a statement, (    s.Peclaf1    Pros    c    0    donesia, and was preparing to (affidavit, or otherwise from Mr. .Richard Ben-Vemste, in answer L    |n Cohmbo { \c{uehng I Nixon that he would, in fact, J0 objections from defense law-    crashed. testify along the lines the de-K®rs’ Sidd be raised the issue of Pendants have predicted ” (Nixon’s offer of financial help to J    Bass Overhead <cirio* coiri  _.—s- I show that the then-President Sirica said much of the testi- in the steel and railroad indus tries. Government forecasts of up to 400,000 layoffs resulting Police Lt. ! said a UPS Ralph Pampena worker had re am attempt^ |rom 0{^er WRnesses conceal a would be unwarranted and $30,000 loan to former Republi- wholly inappropriate to inter- Tea planter Tilak de Zoysa ^ I ss in a conspiracy to protect them- ner    ^    heard    the    plane (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) Pass almost directly overhead. In a news conference, Tru-j Officials said Ford brought up can National Chairman William rupt. adjourn or continue (post-deau said Canada’s policy to (the oil problem during a two-' ....    .    „    _    r,.    '    !said a    worKer    had    re-juiau    •5°lu    »    |iwuty    «#    uu,u,B    a    Mi,,    pone ♦his trial, wi up to 400,000 layoffs resulting mQved a k wrappcd in cnd 3,1 exports by 1982 is in the hour meeting Wednesday and ...    sequestered, until ai from a four-week walkout never brown    from    a    ^    ,0    bc5t    interests of the U. S. as indicated support for the scna- And- •»    ™),h-    date in the scmew materialized    I    inspect    it    because    the    ZIP    code    wel1    as Canada's.    tors’ concern, but only in a gen |"S immoral or illegal about' (ulurc •• Sjnca trial, with the jury an uncertain •♦hat distant “We could have continued at era* waY- Miller had predicted ratifies- didn,, matcb lbe addre; lion by a 60 percent margin in    i|h the first rank-and-file vote in He said other workers repo--'"* the UMW'. M-year history | ^    wir^s    tcktng    out    ^    ^    ^ 1SMLT"    aP'    «*    worker    started    to    down" so President Ford proved contracts.    adjus, bis ,jcies Initial returns were delayed unvvraP    t    A Police identified the victim a« *n any evenL Trudeau report- l,,t* Past levels,” he said, “and ■ 0f then suddenly turned off thc Or we can phase it Beef Issue Nixon Response Air Terminal Roof Falls, Say 25 Dead “Moments later there was an explosion,” he said. “I rushed outside my bungalow and saw the plane, which had hit the Seven Virgins mountain range. , It was broken into little bits and was on fire.” The leader of the first rescue team, Police Inspector Nimal The Goonatillake, said he and his by heavy snow in the Appalachian coalfields and for a while John Metz, no age available, of; oecision was certainly in 0f    mutuaj    beef import there was doubt whether the nearby Bellevue.    Canada i best interest since quotas would be resolved soon pact would be approved. But “We know who the package VyCVV°n,L, ave cnoA f°r our-less-than-expected opposition de-was addressed to.” Pampena M Ves.!n cx sevcn or e,g^lt ^eloped in two key Ohio and said. “The package was not uars West Virginia districts and the addressed to anyone notable    Hard    HR    ed officials noted privately that1 ab^ Rockefeller said margin of approval increased as There are records and now we1 He met with reporters shortly Ford wanted the talks to deal the final tally came in Wednes- are trying to determine where after a breakfast with 17 Ameri-jwith some substantive issues. |    ,    ina* APP«*aran('e most from north the loan “If you’re implying we were,    '~“r    ~    ;    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) not telling the truth, you're ab* Sirica announced his ruling    roof of Tehran’s airport termin-    men found pieces of the plane, But the two    leaders agreed to    solutely wrong, ’ Rockefeller Jus* hours after Nixon’s lawyers    ai collapsed with a roar Thurs-    scraps of clothing and luggage canr_ave theT    ^sue, the other    said in angry exchange with had argued that the former    day after a heavy snowfall and    im the lower half of the 1,000- current L.    S.-Canada irritant, in    Rep. Drinan (D-Mass.), during j President would not be available    the national television station    foot-high hill. But there was no ._:j    Lands    of    officials and ex-    house judiciary committee hear- t0 8*ve a deposition until long    reported at least 25 persons    sign of life or human remains, ,dlQ pressed confidence the problem ingson his nomination.    Ar    the    date    set    by    a team of were killed.    he said. “I didn’t remember it, my court’aPP°*nted physicians.    Most of the casualties were-- brother Lauranee didnt re-**1' doctors had intwined believed to be Iranians.    I    w    I Although the meeting was de-( member it until we looked at nca at earliest they felt An informant said an Ameri- ^TOlGn I U 10 ribed in advance as a means the record — as soon as we •N',xon would be well enough to'can was among the injured. He be questioned would be Jan day. Could Be Slowed The contract provides for a 44 percent boost in miners’ wages and benefits over three years. Despite ratification, the return to work could he slowed by negotiations still underway between the UMW and the Assn of Bituminous C o n t r a c tors, whose members do construction work for the coal industry. The 4.000 UMW members employed by the ABC companies are covered under a separate contract that expired at the same time the coal operators' contract expired. Unless a new agreement is reached this week, they could keep the mines from reopening by setting up picket lines. However. the companies are expected to exert pressure on the contractors to wrap up their set-; Bement. it was sent from ’’ Other workers reportedly told police they understood a bomb threat had been phoned to the I PS office, which handles western Pennsylvania deliveries for the two men to get acquaint- f0un(j 0ld about it we told \ou'f* (luest,on^ would be Jan. 6. identified him as Edward Alfred "Tpppe Fniinrl Nixon’s lawyers argued that Kasaval, 45, of Detroit, Mich..I 1 1    1 Jan 6 was the earliest date the but did not know his condition, j Truckee Calif former President could begin injured survivors staggered; Authorities have can senators, most from north- The President made this very Rockefeller made a final ap- preparing for his testimony. out the steel and concrete rub- more than 2,000 Christmas trees em states whose    refineries will    clear when he    sent his    press    pearancc before the committee    Dixons    lawyers    said that    ble, blood streaming from their    stolen while awaiting shipment be hard hit by    the phase-out    secretary, Ron    Nessen,    out to    on the day after    his brother    woh* he    might    be    healthy    faces. Authorities sealed off the    t0 u, s. servicemen overseas, program.    talk    to    reporters    just    before    Lauranee revealed the 1961 loan onoiigh to give a deposition on airport and began digging for Forest service employes spot- Trudeau told the news confer-1Trudeau arrived    to Miller, who was    then a New    ^at da,e    he not    and    will not    the victims in subfreezing    ted the trees beme sold Wednes- “The United States is    disap-!    York congressman    He later ran    be able Jo prepare to    give a    rather.    a maS Z on Inter- (AP) -recovered once that “I don’t take able to prepare to seriously” suggestions by many I pointed” by Canada’s oil policy, for vice-president on the Gold-!deP°*d*on Pr‘or 1° fhat date. All international flights to and state 80 near here of the senators that the I S. re- Nessen said. and hopes Canada water ticket in 1964    time    necessary tor Mr. from Tehran had been canceled Ix*outies arrest for '!* Canad,a" P°!icy “ill adjusl Its schedule for end- Drinan said the loan 2;55i They had written a letter to jog export Ford suggesting possible retal- Officials question of ethic) ud Trudeau made because Miller w (Continued: Page 3. Col 6 ) (Continued; Pail raise if not of law” is a member off the site shortly after a m. explosion. IxK'al hospitals said six men fiat ion, particularly if Canada were in satisfactory condition I does not ease a $5 20 surcharge and two ethers were released; — -------- after treatment One man working in the blast area said ”1 heard it and saw it. I saw a big ... a ball of flame ” According to another worker ‘‘I saw a big blast and it I fww-u onviTnmont from the amendment’s d knocked me against the truck. I    lf    it becomes law, the    meas came over to the other side and    obtaining sox and race data    ^    aJs() could affei>t    busing    (d the work of Uus congr( there were bodies laying all    trom schools, ignoring warnings 4    , .    WM MW Deputies arrested Ficmald Ba- a Nixon adequately to prepare for j because of snow fall, so the ter- ros, 19, of Truckee for investi- tht* 11 a I. interrogatu is Th 3. Col. 3.) table I a wye propo ,ed id that the time bv the doctor not as crowded as gation of grand theft. up to IOO persons House Approves Anti-Busing Ploy Ford Welcomes Bonn's Schmidt WASHINGTON (AP) Thc mg on behalf of tile Ford ad- bilingual education act and van house voted Wednesday to block ministration, Weinberger urged ous Indian education acts, the federal government 'feat. over tin1 middle of the floor ” John Tomko, another UPS employe, said he was in a rest room when the explosion blew the door open. “Everybody started running.” he said. “Fire came out of it suits brought by private group The house vote came on adop lion oi a conference report con-"This amendment is anabong, supplemental funds for mation. It strikes at the heart lfoi-1 various agencies, including the last 20 years,” said Rep HEW The senate had defeated »ubstan- mina| wa; usual. But were believed waiting in the building for domestic flights. There were about eight inches of snow on the roof, and some airport workers said this caused WASHINGTON (AP) - Hail-lh‘> collapse of the ceiling But mg West Germany as a “lead* others on thc scene expressed mg economic and political doubt that the steel and concrete power” in the world, President construction could have col-1 Ford Thursday lapsed under the weight of the snow (ioodb)f Break!ast WASHINGTON (UPI) - Pres idcnt Ford gave a goodby* breakfast Thursday for senators an<l everything else. and congressmen defeated in last month’s elections that this would stop enforce- such as civil rights organiza-ment ol civil rights laws. lions, which use government The house endorsed, 212-170, j statistics in preparing desegre-an amendment by Rep. Mar- gation cases, jorie Holt (R-Md.) to prevent1 During the house debate, a schools getting federal funds (congressional coalition of blacks, fn rn being compelled to classify Spanish-speaking and those of teachers or students by race.-Asian descent and civil rights- years, i Bella Abzuu (DNY.) the amendment 43-36 The amendment would signal ate conferees agreed inc country that congress sane-{in tile final bill with < tions “a policy of apartheid in chang* American schools,” Rep. Mitchell (D-Md ) said Rep Shirley Chisholm (1)-N.Y.) said that until women I* but sen-to put it lily slight Late Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield "It happened so quickly that the victims scarcely had time to scream,” said Associated Press'correspondent Par-viz Raein. who had just leit the hall. Ford Thursday welcomed its chancellor, Helmut Schmidt, by saying he visits the U.S. in “historic tunes for both of our countries.” Raein said nd Minority Leader Hugh Scott and member airport officials ►f the public tried Soyuz Test of Linkup Gear religion, sex or national origin Senate leaders wi arm rid or knock out Today’* Chackle Many men wish they were strong enough to tear a telephone l>ook in half especially if Hwy have teenage children,    CONIUM amendment, week. oriented white members said and minorities obtain their try to the Holt amendment would go rights, the government will have the Holt jar beyond Rep. Holt’s intention to set standards by which those probably ncx t(of ending student busing. "Abomination” Opposed by UKW They said it would preclude (rights are guaranteed them. Scott-Maiisfield Plan Iowa Democratic Reps. Cul jo move the twisted steel gird-; irs with their bare hands but, authority to enforce civil 'could not reach the victims Amir Assadullah, the government minister in charge of igreed to sponsor an amend ivil I merit in the senate to preserv HEWS rights laws. They would retain the Ho amendment’s language banning ports, ordered all available res-compulsory classification of stu- cue teams to the airport, which dents by race and but was built 20 years ago. MOSCOW' (AP) — The two Soyuz 16 cosmonauts carried out trial!) of linkup equipment to be    Secretary    of Health, Educa-    HEW    from gathering    the needed    ver, Mezvinsky and    Smith    op-    would then add this qualifying Many people in the corridors used in the Soviet-American    lion and Welfare Caspar Wein    data    to    implement    thc entire    posed the proposal, as did    Iowa    phrase space flight next summer, Tass    berger said    the Holt amendment 11964 civil    rights act    barring ra-    Republican Mayne.    Iowa    Re news agency reported Thurj day. berger said the Holt amendment 1964 civil rights act barring ra* Republican Mayne. Iowa would end HEW’s authority to etal discrimination, the 1972 publican Reps Gross enforce civil rights laws. 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